AWA'KE, verb transitive preterit tense awoke, awaked; participle passive awaked. [The Latin vigilo seems to be formed on this root. See Wake.]
1. To rouse from asleep.
I go that I may awake him out of sleep. John 11:11.
2. To excite from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity or inaction; to put into action, or new life; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.
AWA'KE, verb intransitive
1. To cease to sleep; to come from a state of natural sleep.
Jacob awaked out of sleep. Genesis 28:16.
2. To bestir, revive or rouse from a state of inaction; to be invigorated with new life; as, the mind awakes from its stupidity.
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd. Zechariah 13:7.
3. To rouse from spiritual sleep.
Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. Ephesians 5:14.
Awake to righteousness. 1 Corinthians 15:34.
4. To rise from the dead. Job 14:12.
AWA'KE, adjective Not sleeping; in a state of vigilance or action.